Harmon commits to Western Kentucky University

Zion Harmon, pictured here on Jan. 17 when he surpassed his 2,000th point in the state of Kentucky. Harmon will stay in Western Kentucky with his choice to play for the WKU Hilltoppers and Head Coach Rick Stansbury.

Zion Harmon made his college selection on Tuesday, announcing he will take his talents to Western Kentucky University. Harmon’s top five of late were Kansas, Seton Hall, Maryland, Murray State and Western Kentucky. Harmon is originally from Maryland.

Harmon announced his commitment in a video on Twitter, thanking all those who have helped him along the way, especially his family for their support and helping him become the man he is today. Harmon also thanked the college coaches for the time spent with him during the recruitment process.

Harmon is no stranger to Bowling Green. He helped lead Bowling Green High School to a KHSAA Sweet Sixteen state championship as an eighth grader in 2017.

The junior point guard for the Marshals set five program records this season – most points in a game (50), most free throws in a game (19), most made 3’s in a season (95) and tied for made 3’s in a game (10).

Harmon earned his 2,000th career point in the state of Kentucky, passing that mark in the Marshals Jan. 17 game against Graves County.